Welcome webinars

Welcome webinars introduce you to the Climate Action movement and provide you with tools and resources to support and develop your local campaign.

Campaigning skills webinars

1. Your right to decide under threat: the proposed planning reforms

The UK government is currently consulting on changes to the planning system which would fundamentally shift the balance in favour of developers and landowners, and risk losing hard won environmental protections. Join Friends of the Earth experts to find out why the proposed planning reforms are an attack on local democracy and a developers' charter, and what you can do to stop them.

2. Social media on a shoestring

Want to find out how to use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in your campaigning? Join us to learn the basics of using social media and hear some top tips on how it can be used in your local campaign. This webinar is for local groups and Climate Action groups.

3. Making your emails and digital petitions stand out

Persuading someone to read your emails, click on that link or sign your petition can be a fine art. In this webinar we’ll show you how to structure your emails so they stand out in a crowded inbox and keep people engaged. And we’ll look at how to frame your digital petition so that it grabs people’s attention from the start. This training is for local groups and Climate Action Groups.

4. Mapping power & influence in your community

To succeed in creating a "Just Recovery" and a safe climate we need everyone. Often our movement doesn't reach out to everyone, but right now the majority of people say climate is a major concern. Join this training to learn how to map out and engage with the different demographics and influencers in your community. This training is for local groups and Climate Action Groups.

5. Ways of working together for effective campaigning

Join us to learn some practical tips and strategies for getting the most out of your group. We will discuss what skills and roles are needed and how to evenly distribute tasks between members. This call is aimed at new and emerging local and Climate Action Group coordinators.

6. Active Hope

This workshop is an introduction to Active Hope - a resilience and well-being practice designed to help us find and offer our best response to the crises unfolding in our world. It shares tools that help us face the mess we’re in, as well as find and play our role in the collective transition to a life-sustaining society. Join us to discover more about these tools and how you can put them into practice in your campaigning.

Climate solutions webinars

1. The campaign for clean air: live talk

For a brief period in 2020, we were able see what our planet would look like with cleaner air. But without systemic change and government commitment, this uplift in air quality will remain temporary. Join our experts Jenny Bates and Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah to learn about air pollution, why it’s a huge health issue, and how we can campaign for a planet with clean air.